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Week of 27 May 2014

Wacky Wednesday Mufti Day tomorrow, 27th May - Come dressed in your wackiest outfit - no need to buy anything special just see how creative you can get with what you already have at home. Gold Coin donation please.
Board of Trustees Meeting, 29th May 6.30pm in the Staffroom.
Parents Inc. 29th May, 7.00pm - 9.00pm in the school staffroomstarting this Thursday, May 29th have offered to run a Toolbox parenting course for parents in Term 2 at our school.  This course is a 6 week course run on.  It is a positive, practical and fun course and recommended to all those involved with parenting children of these ages. The cost for the 6 weeks plus a manual and 1 year's subscription to The Parenting Magazine is $67.50 for one or $90 for a couple. Interested, please book online atwww.theparentingplace.com
A huge thank you to our hard working PTA Committee who organised a very successful Quiz night, heaps of fun had by everyone. $2520.00 was raised!  If you are interested helping with our fundraising events, as well as having a good time with other parents at our school,  please come along to the next PTA meeting on 22nd July at 7.30pm.
Look out for our June Newsletter coming out with details for our 2014 school gala!!

Week of 20 May 2014

20th May - Year 7 & 8 Immunisations - Boostrix (Year 7's) & HPV (Year 8 Girls only).
23rd May - Quiz Night Whangaparaoa Golf Club, 7.00pm
27th May - Parent Morning Tea, 9.00am in the Staffroom
28th May - Wacky Wednesday Mufti Day - gold coin donation
Sunday 25th May, School Fundraiser Hobbs Wharf Market - 10.00am - 2.00pm
Titanic Slide, Horizontal Bungy & Mini Jeeps.  Plus Candy Floss, popcorn, sausage sizzle & bake sale.
Together with our favourite market stalls & live music. The Anchorage, off Pinecrest Drive, Gulf Harbour
Are you interested in learning the skills of a barrista and helping to run our Cafe onsite at school? Professional training will be given. Please contact Bronwyn, office@ghs.school.nz or phone 428 0202, Ext 700

Week of 13 May 2014

13th May - Year 6 Camp Meeting in the Staffroom.
23rd May - Quiz Night, Whangaparaoa Golf Club, 7.00pm.  Purchase your tickets now from the office, $25 each, 8 people per table, includes a generous antipasto platter and two bottles of wine per table. Cash bar available. Last day for purchasing tickets - Tuesday 20th May. Only 5 tables left.
Mathletics - non payments
  • Non paying students have already had their access removed to Mathletics.
  • Non paying parents have until the end of this week,16th May to pay (access to Mathletics will then be reissued).  If still not paid, accounts will be reversed for the Mathletics amount.
MoveM Prove - we are really excited to bring North Harbour Gymnastics into our school.  Year 0 - 6 classes will have the opportunity to take part in these sessions once a week until the end of term. MoveM Prove sessions are designed to improve literacy within the classroom while focussing on the technics of tumbling, rolling, co-ordination, balancing and speed.  
This has been offered to our school for $2.50 per child, per week, bringing this to a total of $15.00 for the term.  Our kiwi sport funding has enabled us to provide this programme for your children at this very reasonable price. Payment for these sessions will be invoiced to your child's account.  Should you wish your child to not participate, please inform their classroom teacher.
School Uniform - We are looking to make some changes / improvements to our uniform this year. If you are interested in joining our committee and have some available time and ideas, please email: http://j.vincent@ghs.school.nz

Week of 6 May 2014

6th May - PTA Meeting, 7.30pm in the Staffroom, all welcome.
13th May - Year 6 Parent Camp Meeting, 7.00pm in the Staffroom.
Entertainment Book Flyers going home today.  If you do not wish to receive  a book, please complete the form and return to the office by Friday 9th May.